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Chest Pain From Coughing Too Much
Im coughing real blood and I've got chest pain. No fever, but constant cough (big smoker). Will amoxicillin take care of it?
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Coughing chest pain: Such pain is usually due to irritation of the linings of the lung and inner chest wall known as pleura. When one or the other is inflamed (pleuritis) one experiences pain on movement of the chest wall which is abrupt and explosive when one coghs. Pleuritis can occur by itself (viral) or due to inflammation in the lung which has extended out to the surface of the lung among other causes. See doc. ...Read more
Needs diagnosis...: Before the pain can be treated, the cough needs to be diagnosed and treated. For example, an acute cough is usually related to acute bronchitis so the bronchitis needs to be treated and the cough controlled. Chronic cough can be due to bronchospasm, gerd, post-nasal drip or some combination. To treat cough, her doctor needs to evaluate so the precise diagnosis and treatment can be done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have had a cough for months little whezzy sometimes. And chest pain throgh out the day but only last a minute or so?
I feek chest pain on my left side and i feel the pain to my back. I have been having a cough for a week what can this be?
My cough is almost two months and this is the very worst cough eversince, coz i got i little chest pain everytime i coughing?
Hi I am indian.Is chest pain common during coughing and can the color of the cough tell a lot of things about your condition?
Yes: Pain with vigorous coughing is common and due muscular strain. Pleurisy can mimic this but is also present with just breathing. Clear, white, or yellow phlegm is generally normal. Red suggests bleeding. Green is suspicious for infection. Only lab testing on the sputum can provide more exact information. If you smoke, please stop! if you don't: you're smart! ...Read more
I had all the symptoms of a cold yesterday. Today i woke up with a terribly painful cough (chest pain). Should i be going in to class?
Probably.....: If you have no fever, you likely have acute bronchitis due to a viral infection. Coughing into your elbow will help prevent spread of infection while the bronchitis runs its course in about 7-10 days. Another possible etiology is bronchospasm. If your cough is not improving, or if you develop shortness of breath, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Smoking cessation is also needed. ...Read more
Antitussives: The best relief from cough is prescription medication. Usually this comes in two main forms 1) non-narcotic 2) narcotic. Most of the non narcotic forms use antihistamines or affect the cough receptors themselves (ie benzonoate). Narcotic cough medications usually contain either Codeine or a synthetic Codeine (like hydrocodone). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have prolonged cough for nearly 2 months..Yesterday suddenly i met with bad left chest pain.What could be?
I've had severe chest pain on the left side for 2 days now. Its worse when i bend over or cough. my inhaler doesn' t help?
Can congestion cause chest pain i had a fall a week ago that knocked the wind out of me, I have been sob and have chest pain painful cough ?
Yes but: Further evaluation with your physician is needed. ...Read more
For the last week and a half, I have been getting some chest pain and feels like someone is sitting on my chest - no cough or cold. Help please?
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